LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. (June 1, 2014) – The Washington Redskins announced today that Academy Award™ winner Matthew McConaughey will attend “Movies with Morris” at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Ashburn, Va., on Wednesday, June 4, from 6 – 9 p.m. McConaughey, a Redskins fan and lifelong football fan, will join running back Alfred Morris and Redskins players in selecting their favorite movies to air in Alamo’s theaters. In honor of Morris, the Redskins’ 2013 Walter Payton Man of the Year, all event proceeds will benefit the “Play 60 for All” program and McConaughey’s just keep livin Foundation.
Both initiatives share the same mission – to empower students to lead active lives and make healthy choices to become great men and women. The just keep livin Foundation partners with other non-profit organizations in each local community to implement fitness and wellness programs in inner-city high schools. Through after school programs, students are encouraged to make positive life choices to improve their physical and mental health through exercise, teamwork, gratitude, nutrition and community service. At j.k. livin after school programs, kids learn self-reliance and get a healthy start today, so they can make a better tomorrow.
“Movies with Morris” represents the first event in a partnership between the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation and the just keep livin Foundation designed to bring just keep livin fitness and wellness programs to high schools in the Washington, D.C. area.
Tickets to the event are available for reservation at www.redskins.com/movieswithmorris. General admission tickets are $200. VIP tickets and sponsorship packages are also available.
ABOUT THE REDSKINS CHARITABLE FOUNDATION: The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation, the non-profit philanthropic arm of the team, combines the influence and popularity of the Washington Redskins with the resources and assets of area corporations. Founded by owner Daniel M. Snyder, the Charitable Foundation is guided by its Leadership Council that consists of CEOs who help shape and define the philanthropic efforts of the Redskins to achieve a measurable impact on youth development in the areas of education, community outreach and health and wellness. Visit www.Redskins.com and click on Community for more information.